The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 28 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 94 114 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.74% 8.84% 6.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.86% 34.86% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 56 83 53
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
255 327 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.00% 25.35% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 171 238 252
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -3 34 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Basildon - 17 - -
Brentwood -18 13 £27,500 -45.00%
Saffron Walden 0 4 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Harlow +2 2 £37,500 +50.00%
Chelmsford 0 1 - -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 79 (44.89%) Windows
2 75 (42.61%) Oracle
3 73 (41.48%) SQL
4 57 (32.39%) JBoss
5 56 (31.82%) Apache
6 52 (29.55%) Finance
7 49 (27.84%) .NET
8 42 (23.86%) Unix
9 35 (19.89%) Software Engineering
9 35 (19.89%) Degree
10 33 (18.75%) PRINCE2
10 33 (18.75%) IIS
10 33 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (18.18%) ITIL
12 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
12 31 (17.61%) Microsoft
12 31 (17.61%) iSeries
12 31 (17.61%) GlassFish
13 29 (16.48%) Cisco
14 26 (14.77%) Red Hat
14 26 (14.77%) C
15 24 (13.64%) SDLC
16 23 (13.07%) Computer Science
16 23 (13.07%) Java
17 22 (12.50%) Python
17 22 (12.50%) Embedded C
17 22 (12.50%) Service Delivery
18 21 (11.93%) VMware
18 21 (11.93%) Windows Server
19 20 (11.36%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (32.39%) JBoss
2 56 (31.82%) Apache
3 33 (18.75%) IIS
4 31 (17.61%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.27%) CMS
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.27%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.66%) IaaS
1 17 (9.66%) PaaS
1 17 (9.66%) SaaS
2 8 (4.55%) Office 365
3 5 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.27%) Firebase
4 4 (2.27%) Google App Engine
4 4 (2.27%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) LDAP
2 12 (6.82%) LAN
3 10 (5.68%) Firewall
3 10 (5.68%) SAN
4 8 (4.55%) DNS
4 8 (4.55%) Skype
5 7 (3.98%) DHCP
5 7 (3.98%) VoIP
6 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.41%) VLAN
6 6 (3.41%) WAN
7 5 (2.84%) NAS
7 5 (2.84%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (2.84%) VPN
7 5 (2.84%) Wireless
8 4 (2.27%) DMZ
8 4 (2.27%) IMAP
8 4 (2.27%) SMTP
9 3 (1.70%) Network Security
9 3 (1.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.23%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.95%) MS Access
4 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.84%) MySQL
8 4 (2.27%) Big Data
8 4 (2.27%) Firebird
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.68%) NetBeans
3 5 (2.84%) Subversion
4 4 (2.27%) Bower
4 4 (2.27%) Grunt
4 4 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.70%) JUnit
5 3 (1.70%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.14%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.14%) Gradle
6 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) jMock
7 1 (0.57%) Mockito
General
1 52 (29.55%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.27%) Automotive
4 4 (2.27%) Electronics
4 4 (2.27%) Publishing
5 3 (1.70%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) French Language
6 2 (1.14%) German Language
6 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (12.50%) Developer
2 20 (11.36%) Software Engineer
3 18 (10.23%) Administrator
3 18 (10.23%) DBA
4 16 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
5 15 (8.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Designer
7 12 (6.82%) Solutions Designer
7 12 (6.82%) SQL DBA
8 10 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Architect
10 8 (4.55%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Designer
12 6 (3.41%) IT Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) IT Support
12 6 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.84%) .NET
2 9 (5.11%) HTML
3 6 (3.41%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.41%) CSS
3 6 (3.41%) ODBC
3 6 (3.41%) Web Services
4 5 (2.84%) LAMP
4 5 (2.84%) OpenCL
4 5 (2.84%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.27%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (2.27%) MAPI
6 3 (1.70%) Flash
6 3 (1.70%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.70%) J2EE
6 3 (1.70%) SOAP
6 3 (1.70%) Spring
6 3 (1.70%) Struts
6 3 (1.70%) XML
7 2 (1.14%) JSON
7 2 (1.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.61%) iSeries
2 23 (13.07%) Computer Science
3 20 (11.36%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.41%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.84%) CUDA
7 4 (2.27%) iPhone
7 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.27%) PDA
8 3 (1.70%) AS400
8 3 (1.70%) Biology
8 3 (1.70%) Clustering
8 3 (1.70%) Replication
9 2 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.14%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.14%) IVR
9 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (44.89%) Windows
2 42 (23.86%) Unix
3 33 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (11.93%) Windows Server
5 20 (11.36%) Solaris
6 14 (7.95%) VxWorks
7 6 (3.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.84%) Android
8 5 (2.84%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.27%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.27%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.70%) AIX
10 3 (1.70%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.89%) Software Engineering
2 33 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 32 (18.18%) ITIL
4 24 (13.64%) SDLC
5 22 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 20 (11.36%) Project Management
7 19 (10.80%) TOGAF
8 17 (9.66%) Open Source
8 17 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (7.95%) Software Testing
10 12 (6.82%) Data Management
11 10 (5.68%) Benchmarking
12 9 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.55%) Supplier Management
14 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
14 7 (3.98%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (3.98%) Risk Management
15 6 (3.41%) OO
16 5 (2.84%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.48%) SQL
2 26 (14.77%) C
3 23 (13.07%) Java
4 22 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 22 (12.50%) Python
5 18 (10.23%) C++
6 16 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.68%) Perl
9 9 (5.11%) Embedded C++
9 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.41%) C#
11 5 (2.84%) PHP
11 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.27%) VB
12 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.70%) RPG
14 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (19.89%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) RHCSA
2 17 (9.66%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.27%) MCSE
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.70%) CCNA
4 3 (1.70%) CEH
4 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.70%) CISM
4 3 (1.70%) CISSP
4 3 (1.70%) RHCE
4 3 (1.70%) SANS
5 2 (1.14%) CCNP
5 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) PhD
5 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (1.14%) ISO27002
1 2 (1.14%) MISRA
1 2 (1.14%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.98%) Firmware
4 6 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.70%) NFS
5 3 (1.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) GPFS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.57%) vCloud
7 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.70%) Nessus
2 3 (1.70%) QRadar
2 3 (1.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (1.70%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.14%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.14%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (42.61%) Oracle
2 31 (17.61%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.48%) Cisco
4 26 (14.77%) Red Hat
5 21 (11.93%) VMware
6 19 (10.80%) Juniper
7 11 (6.25%) NetApp
8 6 (3.41%) IBM
9 5 (2.84%) Google
9 5 (2.84%) HP
9 5 (2.84%) Intel
10 4 (2.27%) Apple
10 4 (2.27%) Citrix
10 4 (2.27%) Draytek
10 4 (2.27%) MKS
11 3 (1.70%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.70%) BMC
11 3 (1.70%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.70%) Symantec
12 2 (1.14%) Twitter
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